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Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
gabrielle giffords, la ex congresista de arizona, que fue vÍctima de un tiroteo, ella pues se presentÓ ante el congreso en una audiencia del control de armas, y lourdes estuvo presente, veamos. >>> en un emotivo testimonio gabrielle giffords que estuvo al borde de la muerte a causa de un intento de asesinato en el 2011 pidiÓ al senado que controle la violencia con armas, muchos niÑos estÁn muriendo dijo. >>> (hablan en inglÉs). >>> serÁ difÍcil pero este es el momento. deben actuar y ser audaces y valientes, los norteamericanos cuentan con ustedes, se esforzÓ en decir claramente cada palabra debido a su lesiÓn en el cerebro, gabrielle giffords y su esposo que tienen armase, formaron una organizaciÓn para apoyar cambios li leyes. >>> (hablan en inglÉs). >>> no estarÍamos sentados aqui si tuviÉramos leyes mÁs estrictras de revisiÓn de antecedentes, dijo que no tiene lugar anamundo real el presidente de la asociaciÓn nacional del rifle. pongamonos serios ningÚn delincuente se someterÁ a una revisiÓn de antecedentes. >>> (hablan en inglÉs). >>> de eso se trata. los criminales
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 9:00am EST
former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, herself a victim of gun violence and deeply moved by the massacre in connecticut. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> giffords will be joined by her husband, former astronaut mark kelly. together they've launched a campaign against gun violence. also testifying the nra's wayne lapierre. the nra reached out to its members urging them to attend this senate committee hearing. in an e-mail and online in a posting the gun lobby group says "you can bet the anti-gunners will be trying to mobilize their supporters to pack the hearing room and we need to make sure that the room is filled with second amendment supporters!" dana bash is on capitol hill this morning and finding out all sorts of stuff this morning for example there was a move to bring guns into the senate committee hearing, is that going to happen? >> reporter: it's not and it was a move by two of the republican senators on the committee, two of the chief supports of gun rights, lindsey graham and ted cruz. i'm told by a spokesman for grah
Telemundo
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
washington, iniciÓ el debate de las armas, allÍ estuvo gabrielle giffords y representantes de la asociaciÓn nacional del rifle, mori mon montenegro tiene los detalles. >>> en un emotivo testimonio, gabrielle giffords la ex congresista vÍctima de un tiroteo de arizona, regresÓ al capitolio y pidiÓ tomar accion contra la violencia a causa de las armas de fuego. >>> actÚen ahora, sean au da cuestionseanaudaces y valientes dijo giffords. a los senadores les recordaron las secuencias de las violencias seÑalando a una estudiante sobresaliente quien la semana pasada desfilÓ durante la ceremonia inaugural y ayer cayÓ vÍctima de una bala. jennifer una padre que asistmaÓ la audiencia ella clama por el control de las armas. >>> basta la violencia, los hijos en connecticut, chicago, basta por favor. >>> y mientras debatÍan en el comitÉ judicial del senado, (hablan en inglÉs) ocurrÍa otro tiroteo en phoenix en arizona que dejÓ va vorios heridos. el esposo de giffords declarÓ que su esposa no hubiese tenido que estar ahÍ hoy dia si existiera un sistema universal de revisiÓn d
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am EST
wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffor giffords. there was a buyback that appeared to be a rocket lawn cher. all of this seven weeks after the newtown massacre and as the president and members of congress lay out their proposal for gun control. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning, susan. >> good morning, anne-marie. this could be quite a rumble here on capitol hill. you have wayne lapierre head of the nra, gabby gifford's husband strong advocate and some of the strongest senators we've got all talking about one of the most devicive issues we face. emotions cou run high today when the husband of former congresswoman gabriel le giffords joins wayne lapierre. patrick lay hee called the hearing in response to the newton shooting where 20 children and six adults were killed. but lapierre doesn't believe the shooting should lead to new gun control laws. he plans to tell the committee law and gun owners will not september the senator dianne feinstein gets her turn to question lapierre at today's hearing. feinstein has been an outspoken critic of the nra. tuesday she told report
PBS
Jan 30, 2013 2:30pm PST
bomb factory of the rebels. she struggles to get the words ut but gabrielle giffords' message was crystal clear -- the time for gun-control is now. she made her appeal to a u.s. senate committee considering tighter gun laws. she spoke two years after she suffered a shot in the head in arizona. news came in of another shooting in phoenix. >> another day, another mass shooting. this one in phoenix. three were injured, one quickly. the politicians were hearing evidence about plans for new gun controls. president obama has a powerful new ally, a politician, a survivor. allies, but her awkward steps show not fully recovered from the bullet that passed through her brain. her husband leading the way. for the former congresswoman, her gift of speech are a distant memory. >> speaking is difficult but i need to say something important. of violence is a big problem. too many children are dying, too many children. we must do something. >> her life changed forever in this arizona car blocked. she was shot at point-blank range by young men armed with a semiotic pistol with a 32 round clip. the
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
courageous. americans are counting on you. >> pelley: we'll hear from gabrielle giffords and the nra. nancy cordes reports from capitol hill. michelle miller has one mother's story from newtown. a massive storm system is moving across the country tonight. what's coming next from meteorologist david bernard. the economy suddenly stops growing. anthony mason looks at the surprising new numbers and with the super bowl coming this weekend, jim axelrod in new orleans, where the city's chefs have served up an economic recovery. >> reporter: the population shrunk, and yet the number of the restaurants went up? >> yeah, it's a miracle, isn't it? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the senate judiciary committee had assembled for the first congressional gun control hearing since the sandy hook tragedy when the surprise witness appeared. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords of arizona was led by the hand by her husband, mark kelly. it was two years ago this month that giffords was shot through the head during a meeting in tu
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
for common-sense gun control. >> we must do something. >> gabrielle giffords says it is hard to talk but today she is speaking out telling congress to many children have been killed by gunfire. >> it will be hard, but the time is now. you must act. >> today endeavour was just one of hundreds in the packed hearing room. this mother of three is talking to be heard and read the group 1 million moms were bombed control, hopes others will be heard -- 1 million moms for gun control. carrying a picture of her son she recalls the day in 2003 when the young new york city councilman was gunned down inside city hall by political rival. >> she should have all these things in place. >> a spokeswoman for the independent women's forum insist the new laws will not stop criminals only law-abiding americans. >> guns meg whitman saber. over 90% of violent crimes occur without a firearm, which make guns and a great equalizer for women. >> background checks will never be universal because criminals will never submit to them. >> there are definitely passions on both sides of the issue. one place on t
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
, former congresswoman gabriel giffords who was shot in the head last year. on the other side, wayne lapierre, the head of the national rifle association. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabriel giffords arrived as an unscheduled witness to the first senate hearing on gun violence since the mass shooting at a connecticut elementary school. >> the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: giffords was nearly killed in a tucson shooting in 2011, and came to capitol hill with her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly to push for tighter gun restrictions. members of the senate judiciary committee are discussing an assault weapons ban and strengthening background checks. >> when i bought firearms in vermont, i go through the background check. i would expect everybody else to. >> reporter: nra executive vice president wayne lapierre is representing the powerful gun lobby at the hearing. >> let's be honest. background checks will never be universal because criminals will never submit to them. >> reporter: while gun control is getting new attention here on capit
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
the book. it's still unclear whether former congresswoman gabrielle giffords will attend but we understand from blumenthal that a surprise guest will appear. he's not identifying who that is. >> that should be interesting. susan mcginnis in washington, thanks. >> another high-profile issue for congress and the administration is immigration reform. president obama speaking in nevada yad said now's the time to fix the immigration system. warned if congress doesn't act he will. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama told students at the predominantly hispanic high school in las vegas he's keeping his campaign promise to reform immigration. >> we need congress to act on a comprehensive approach that finally deals with the 11 million undocumented immigrants who are in the country right now. >> reporter: the president supports the plan that the so-called gang of eight unveiled monday. it would allow illegal immigrants to gain temporary legal status if they passed a criminal background check, paid a fine and back taxes and learned english. they can apply to become a
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
senate committee hears testimony from former congresswoman gabrielle giffords who was shot in the head in 2011. she struggled with speech because of lingering effects of the shooting. she's determined to speak out. >> this is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for democrats and republicans. speaking is difficult, but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard, but the time is now. you must act. be bold. be courageous. americans are counting on you. thank you. >> you see giffords husband there at her side. former astronaut mark kelly also testified as well. these two encouraging, inspiring. they have launched americans for responsible solutions. that's a push for gun control. a senate panel is hearing from opponents of more gun control laws. executive vice president of the nra said the focus should be on making schools more secure, more aggressive. prosecution of gun criminals and fixing the country's mental health system. wayne la pierre says gun laws a
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
weapons and high clip magazines in their first meeting. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords kicked off the discussion with an emotional plea while the nra pushed back against any new gun laws. danielle nottingham reports from capitol hill. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabrielle giffords had some difficulty getting the words out, but her message to lawmakers was clear. >> the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: giffords came to happy hill with her husband -- capitol hill with her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly. a ban on large capacity magazines he said may have injured the gunman from taking his wife's life when he took six drives. >> when he tried to reload, he dropped the magazine and a woman grabbed it and it gave bystanders a time to tackle him. >> reporter: republican lindsay lindsey graham offered a counter example of a woman running out of bullets defending herself. some democratic senators have introduced legislation to ban high capacity magazines and assault style weapons, expanding background checks also up for debate. >> my problem with background checks i
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm EST
gabrielle giffords returned to capitol hill today with her emotional plea to end gun violence. >>> hundreds of motorcycles stopped traffic today so a biker can pop the question right in the middle of a highway. >>> but we begin with a weather alert. a wicked line of storms with a dangerous history is moving into our area. >>> good afternoon i'm pat lawsing muse. >> and i'm jim handly. the storms have already proved deadly and destructiv take a look at this video of massive damage. >> this is part of a storm system that spawned nearly 500 severe weather reports over the past 24 hours, including 14 possible tornadoes. right now, the same sim is headed our way. storm team 4 has been tracking it for days, our team coverage begins with meteorologist veronica johnson. what's the time line? >> the next six to seven more hours. we have quite a ways to go. you can see on radar, there's the storms down south, part of the same weather system headed even. we're on the leading edge of some of those heavy rains and the high winds too. you can see around columbia, gaithersburg, through montg
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
, connecticut. gabrielle giffords spoke briefly at today's congressional hearing but what she said carried a powerful message. >> we must do something. it will be hard, but the time is now. >> as she made her emotional appeal the nra head re lapierre listen then -- listened in. >> background checks will never be universal because criminals will never submit to that. >> in a fiery rebuttal, her husband mark kelly spoke. >> my wife would not have been sitting in this seat today if we had stronger background checks. >> a teenager who marched during the inaugural parade was shot to death in chicago. >> if we can save even one child's life, we have an obligation to try. combat gun violence, president obama islawmakers to pass legislation that will limit the number of rounds in a magazine clip and require universal background checks for gun purchases. the nra says lawmakers should focus on enforcing current laws. republicans and some rural state democrats agree and it is a challenge for president obama. >> the manslaughter conviction of a former culpeper police officer could be thrown out. yesterd
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
congresswoman gabrielle giffords who had trouble speaking after being severely wounded in a shooting two years ago, but she said it was important for her to be there today here at -- today. >> many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard but the time is now. you must act. >> giffords and her husband after not mark kelly cup -- astronaut mark kelly started an organization called americans for responsible solutions. >> in alabama a six-year-old boy is in danger him a being held hostage by a man who already shot and killed a school bus driver. >> swat teams and police have descended upon midland city, alabama, trying to save a child's life and defuse an ongoing hostage situation. a gunman boarded a school bus killing the driver and kidnapping a boy with special needs. >> he said he needed a kid and then he shot the bus driver. the driver's foot was on the gas, and we went back rent -- backward. >> parents scrambled to find their children. >> nobody told me anything. i went to look for my son. >> radar traffic capture the chaos. >> just had a boss tre
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
gabrielle giffords taking the stand. >> 58 degrees outside. >> that is a lovely image would weird this late in do you worry. live picture in annapolis along go waterfront. -- that is a lovely image in late january. >> amazingly warm. >> average height is only 44. we are way above that already. this survey morning lots of -- yesterday morning lots of 40's. 55 in winchester. our story during the day is this, a close eye on the cold front and severe line of showers and storms. tornado watches ahead of it. we expect the possibility of wind issues later on tonight. the biggest threat between it o'clock and midnight. the threat hazards on the highways this morning. >> your overhead with news choppers 7 on the baltimore washington parkway. -- we are overhead with news chopper 7. this is southbound baltimore washington parkway. more on that coming up. stay with us. we will have more news, we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >> the
KRON
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
.. former u.s. rep gabrielle giffords will be a surprise witness at today's senate judiciary hearing on how to curb gun violence. gil first, who suffer is of fear head wound and a 2011 shooting that killed six people and wounded 12 others, is not expected to answer a question that today's session. her husband, mark kelly, is already scheduled to appear before the panel. the couple has formed a political action group called americans for responsible solutions, and that promoting gun restrictions. also testifying today will be wayne lapierre, executive vice president of the national rifle association. >> after a one day palls on monday. stocks rallied a get on tuesday. the doubt is moving closer to the $14 and dollar mark. drug maker pfizer, one of the dow's 30 stocks helped with the search with help from a drug maker pfizer, the dollar is moving closer to 14,000. the s&p 500 gained eight points, while the nasdaq fell less than a point. watching research in motion. along a delay of blackberry attend lunches today. is it too little too late? or will this did research in motion back in t
CW
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm CST
. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords makes a personal plea to lawmakers. reaction after a gun shot is fired inside of a western suburban high school as part of a prepared mistral. preparedness i woke up with this horrible rash on my right side. an intense burning sensation like somebody had set it on fire. and the doctor said, cindie, you have shingles. he said, you had chickenpox when you were a little girl... i said, yes, i did. i don't think anybody ever thinks they're going to get shingles. but it happened to me. for more of the inside story visit shinglesinfo.com a high-school student their recent performed at the inauguration was killed in the park yesterday. riots at the high-school with details. we have just learned that school officials have canceled exams there were expected to take place today. existence are too upset to focus. the appearance also very upset. we're learned a she is a wonderful sweet and lady. she is well liked. she was still excited about going to washington d.c. a week or two ago. >> video shows her during happier times. >> to avoid the rain. that
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
surprise appearance on capitol hill. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords shows up to talk to lawmakers about gun violence as senators hear testimony on both sides of that heated issue. we don't usually talk about tornadoes in january, but some wicked weather moving through parts of the country. we'll take you to the hardest hit areas. also the case of boeing's bad a batteries, we will tell you what federal investigators are looking at now, asking the airplane maker for in light of the new problems with the 787 dreamliners. all of that and brick break as thbreaking news as the second hour of "happening now" starts right now. uma: dramatic testimony on capitol hill. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords speaking out against gun violence as the head of the nra called for better enforcement of gun laws already on the books. welcome to a brand-new hour of "happening now." i'm uma pemmaraju in for jenna lee. jon: welcome, i'm jon skofplt scott. gabrielle giffords who survived a gunshot to the head appearing at the first congressional hearing on gun violence since the deadly schoo
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00am PST
how he is a gun owner. he and gabrielle giffords are both gun owners and believe in the second amendment and right to bear arms but there needs to be a conversation about gun violence. he talked about the need for better background checks in this country and eliminating restrictions on data. i want to bring in our chief congressional correspondent dana bash who is in the hearing room. one of the things we heard about a few minutes ago was about going after straw purchasers. could you explain to our viewers what exactly are straw purchasers and this is an area of legislation where there might be some accomplishment? >> reporter: if you listen to the line of questioning that the chairman patrick leahy is going through, you sort of see kind of the wheels churning and the outlines of potential legislation that he might be thinking it. it's all focused on background checks and making sure that guns are not in the hands of the wrong people. he talks about straw purchasers. he's effectively talking about the fact that if you own a gun and you sell it to me, it doesn't necessarily have
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 2:00pm PST
were dramatic. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords nearly killed by a bullet seated at the same witness table as the nra's wayne lapierre. >> you must act. be bold, be courageous. americans are counting on you. >> as the rest of the country comes to the realization, something must be done to prevent gun violence. the nra and the allies in the republican party are digging in. we'll look at what president obama can and can't accomplish on gun staft at the top of the program. >>> plus does president obama want a deal on illegal immigrati immigration? which would be huge on his legacy. or does he want the issue hanging around so republicans get punished at the polls by latino voters. we'll get some answers tonight. >>> and it may be last call for the tea party. consider this. republicans with national ambitions claim they want tome to stop being the stupid party. conservatives are working with democrats on illegal immigration. and fox news parts ways with sarah palin. dana milbank says it's all evidence the tea party is losing steam and he's with us tonight. >>> plus the boy scouts
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
senators had their say, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stepped up to the microphone to make a brief and halting plea. >> speaking is difficult but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. you must act. be bold, be courageous. americans are counting on you. >> ifill: giffords was shot in the head two years ago as she met with constituents in tucson, arizona. six others were killed that day. giffords and her husband, former astronaut mark kelly have now launched their own campaign for tougher gun laws. capitalizing on the public outcry that followed december's mass shooting at an elementary school in newtown, connecticut. >> after 20 kids and six of their teachers were gunned down in their classrooms at sandy hook, we said, this time must be different. something needs to be done. we are simply two reasonable americans who have said enough. >> ifill: but at today's hearings, national rifle association vice president wayne lapierre pushed back insisting that the real solution to gun violence
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> gabrielle giffords expected to appear before a senate committee, but much of the testimony centers around jim johnson and what he had to say. take the temperature has dropped in new orleans, but the excitement is heating up. -- >> the temperature has [ regina ] i got it when we could download an hd movie in like...2 minutes! [ male announcer ] once you've got verizon fios internet, you get it -- the difference 100% fiber optics makes. but don't take our word for it -- ask a real fios customer. ask me why fiber optics matters. ask me about the upload speeds -- they're sick! [ male announcer ] so go online and send a tweet to a real fios customer. because once you've got it, you get it. and now there's never been a better time to get it. [ female announcer ] upgrade to fios now for just $89.99 a month with a 2-year agreement and get $300 back. hurry, last chance to get this incredible deal. fios brings you internet ranked the fastest in the nation and unbeatable picture quality. it's 100% fiber optic, 100% different from cable. switch to fios for an incredible price online, just $89.
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm EST
who wasn't even on the witness list, gabrielle giffords. if you take a look at the screen, you can see a handwritten note written by her speech therapist, i am told, the 16 sentences she uttered before this committee and had everybody in the room, no matter what their position on guns, mesmerized. a dramatic entrance from a woman who was a congressional colleague until a gunman shot a bullet through her head while she was doing her job. even more dramatic, gabby giffords labored yet passion nal plea for passion. >> speaking is difficult but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. be bold, be courageous, americans are counting on you. >> reporter: giffords is an advocate and so is her husband mark kelly. >> a strong supporter of the second amendment as anyone on this panel. my wife would not be sitting in this seat, she would not have been sitting here today if we had stronger background checks. >> reporter: at the other end of the table, the other star witness with a very different perspecti
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
former congresswoman gabrielle giffords who survived a gunshot to the head. >> three area baseball players linked to clinic that sold performance enhancing drugs. this according to a miami newspaper. gio gonzales, melki cabrera and bartola colon all listed on the medical records. >> all 50 dreamliners worldwide have been grounded for two weeks after an ana plane's battery over heated forcing an emergency landing. >> new this morning, signs we could be headed for recession. >> the u.s. economy shrank in the last quarter. scott, a real surprise. >> all over the financial world people are saying, what now? down .1. a small decrease. gdp wasn't expected to get smaller. let me be specific. we are not talking the number is smaller like slow growth. no growth. negative growth. two quarters of negative growth is a recession. it's a small decrease. almost entirely due to smaller defense spending. halfway to a recession by even such a small margin. that's a real surprise this morning. facebook meanwhile reports its profits this afternoon. facebook has been working hard to solve its problems
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
survivor gabrielle giffords. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill with details about the emotional few days. good morning. >> could be an emotional hearing. now this morning we are hearing not only will mark kelly testify but his wife gabrielle giffords is supposed to make a surprise visit and testimony as well. her husband mark kelly, we understand, will be talking about the university server shall background checks and whether or not it's a good idea. he backs it. they have now started this organization that's essentially a lobby effort for gun control and as a gun owner himself, mark kelly said he thinks the nra did a great job when it comes to safety. he thinks they are on the wrong side of the fence when it comes to a weapons ban. we'll hear from the nra ceo wayne la pierre that studies have shown crime didn't go down. he'll say according to his prepared testimony that university server shall background checks target the wrong people. you want to catch a the criminals and they get around the background checks and get weapons. interesting testimony coming up before the senate j
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
state. >> happening in a few minutes in washington, dc, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords, and her husband, astronaut mark kelly, will testify at the first congressional hearing on gun violence since the president launched the gun control campaign. the head of the national rifle association is scheduled to testify, too, focusing on the question, what should america do about gun violence? >> a study suggests straight men are more stressed out than men who are gay or bisexual. the study from canada measures whether gays and lesbians experienced less overall anxiety after coming out, straight were more stressed and depressed than their gay counterparts but the opposite was tree for women with lesbians more stressed than straight women. >> it is 6:46, big day ahead for facebook, and u.s. economic growth hits speed bump. for more we go to jane king live at the new york stock exchange. >> good morning, jane. >> good morning, the commerce department data coming out this morning is gross domestic product, the broadest measure we have showing the economy contracted slightly last quarter
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
, and antioch, and petaluma this is abc7 news. >> congresswoman gabrielle giffords is expected to testify at the first congressional hearing since the president launched his gun control campaign. the head of the national rifle association is also scheduled to testify before the senate judiciary committee today as is gabrielle giffords' husband, retired international mark kelly. the c.e.o. says law abiding gun owners will not accept blame for sick killers. all are urged to attend the hearing. >> c.h.p. investigators are closer to identifying the drives involved in a dangerous sideshow in the middle of interstate 880 over the weekend at 4:00 p.m. on saturday involving half a dozen vehicles near the oakland colisieum. an anonymous caller who gave crucial information to the c.h.p. spoke exclusively with abc7 news. he says he saw the postings on facebook implicating the drivers. >> they were posted on the internet and someone posted it and i saw it, a comment, saying that they knew someone in the video. >> the videos were uploaded to youtube so it was easy for the detectives to track d
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
! >> former representative gabrielle giffords who survived a gunshot wound to the head made a surprise visit. she opened the hearing and spoke haltingly of the need to protect our children. but opinions differed wildly on exactly how to do that. much of the debate focused on tougher laws, background checks and mental health issues. >> let's be honest. background checks will never be universal because criminals will never submit to them. >> when i bought firearms in vermont i go through the background check. i would expect everybody else to. >> any serious discussion of the causes of gun violence must include a complex reexamination of mental health. >> the national rifle association chief also spoke against the ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazine clips which is being pushed by gun control advocates in congress. senator feinsten is among them but while she attended the hearing in washington people against the ban protested outside her office in san francisco. >> our second amendment right is our ability to arm ourselves and protect ourselves without having any limitations put on
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am PST
, gabrielle giffords, was a victim of a mass shooting. n.r.a. c.e.o. saw law abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violence. the n.r.a. and mark kelly sent e-mails to supporters urging them to attend the hearing today. >> c.h.p. is getting closer in identifying the drivers involved in a dangerous side show in the middle of interstate 880 over the weekend. the crazy stunt could have had deadly consequences. we have the latest on the investigation and the emergency calls that came in during the incident. >> my god. my god. the c.h.p. is getting abundance of information leading to the drivers involved in this sideshow that happened saturday afternoon around 4:00 right in the middle of northbound 880 in oakland. >> someone posted this on the internet and i saw it, i saw a comment saying they knew someone in the video. >> caller who gave crucial information to the c.h.p. spoke exclusively to abc7 news saying he saw postings on facebook implicated the drivers. the c.h.p. also released 9-1-1 calls from people who witnessed this. >> everyone on the freeway is stopped to see wh
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am PST
of gun violence victim, gabriel giffords will testify for stricter legislation. the hearings are in response to the recent shooting massacre in connecticut and colorado. >> u.s. transportation secretary regulators looking at the 787 dreamliner. the national transportation safety board wants boeing to provide a full operating history on its lithium ion battery. japan's all nipon areaway said it replaced the batteries ten times because they failed to charge properly. a battery fire grounded a 787 at boston's airport this month. ama which operates has cancelled the flight through february 18. >> this morning congress start it is debate over immigration reform. the two sides trying to sort out differences between the plan and president obama's version. one key issue how long it will take for people in the u.s. to become citizens. they say five years but congress wants the borders secured first which could take time. >> we believe in immigration. we shouldn't be rewarding those who violate the low. >> people were with here 20, 30 years. >> it won't be a quick process. it will be a fair p
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
congresswoman gabrielle giffords arrived as an unscheduled witness to the first senate hearing on gun violence since the mass shooting at a connecticut elementary school. >> the time is now. you must act. >> reporter: she was nearly killed in a tucson shooting in 2011 and came to capitol hill with her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly, to push for tighter gun restrictions. members of the senate judiciary committee are discussing an assault weapons ban and strengthening background checks. >> i go through background checks. i expect everyone else, too. >> reporter: the nra executive violent wayne lapierre is representing gun owners at the hearing. >> background checks will never be universal because criminals will never submit to them. >> reporter: while gun control is getting new attention here on capitol hill, getting laws passed is an uphill battle. republicans and democrats are strong gun rights supporters. >> the 1994 assault weapons ban did not stop columbine. the justice department found the ban ineffective. >> reporter: dianne feinstein introduced an assault weapons ban. cha
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
just found out former congresswoman gabrielle giffords will testify at this hearing. coming up at 7:15, the position the national rifle association says it will take when they testify this morning. >>> 7:08. we want to check in with sal once again for an update on some of the serious accidents in the bay area. >> yeah. eastbound 580 a deadly crash at north greenville road happened about an hour ago now. the car was fully engulfed in flames here. i apologize, we're losing our chopper picture. let's show you a map. it's eastbound 580 at north greenville load. but the traffic is going to -- road. but the traffic is going to be slow. just about five miles west, there is a motorcycle crash on 580 westbound right near hacienda, almost at 680 that's causing another big traffic. ja. it's very, very slow. let's go to the commute here at the toll plaza. gonna see slow traffic there. no major problems as you come through. we have a crash on eastbound 92. if we can go back to the maps. this is a crash eastbound 92 in san mateo. that traffic is gonna be slow there as well. a lot of problems, giv
Univision
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
ex- congresista gabrielle giffords en una audiencia en el congreso... asi es , la ex representante democrata, herida de gravedad en un tiroteo en enero de 2011, pidio la implementacion de restricciones mas severas a las armas de fuego fernando pizarro nos tiene los detalles... la ex congresista de arizona gabby giffords urgio al congreso a actuar para terminar con la violencia con armas de fuego. reconociendo que hablar le era dificil, le pidio al congreso ser valiente. "muchos ninos estan muriendo. demasiados ninos. debemos hacer algo. y el momento es ahora. mientras ella y su marido, el astronauta mark kelly, se consolidan c
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
today on gun violence. among witnesses, former astronaut mark kelly. he and his wife gabrielle giffords are pushing for increased controls. they recently started an organization called americans for responsible solutions. the head of the nra testified today. >> maryland governor martin o'malley will deliver his state of the state speech today. it is scheduled for noon, before the general assembly in annapolis. the speech includes a new feature. maryland residents will be able to submit questions through the internet and through twitter. we have a link on our web site, wjla.com. >> 4:37, the 58 degrees. am i reading this right? >> that's great. still to come, ray lewis addressing harsh allegations as he prepares for the superbowl. >> welcome back on this wednesday morning. taking a live look at the capitol dome. you can almost feel it is warmer out there. it is fantastic. it is a balmy morning. >> really? >> this is beautiful. >> it feels great. >> for the end of january. >> yesterday afternoon, sunshine and 70 degrees, not much to complain about. equally as warm today, but with
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
gabrielle giffords. she is still recovering from the severe injury she suffered two years ago in a shooting rampage in tucson. >> the time is now. you must act. >> also testifying wayne lapierre of the national rifle association. he said universal background checks for gun purchases will not stop convicted criminals from getting their hands on guns. over the coming weeks the senate is expected to debate several gun control measures including a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. >>> a volunteer firefighter nearly lost his arm when a driver of a tractor trailer rammed into his fire truck from behind sending seven people to the hospital. this all happened on the inner loop of the beltway south of route 50 just before 3:00 this morning. emergency crews are still trying to clear debris. surae chinn joins us live with the latest on the progress. >> reporter: well, derek, we're told 29-year-old ryan emmons has undergone surgery to reattach his arm that was amputated in the crash. now emmons and three other volunteer firefighters had been responding to an accident the
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:30am EST
from gabriel gifford's husband. gun control will be a topic of conversationton in newtown. they will hold a hearing about gun safety and mental health issues. blackberry devoteees have been waiting for this. there's a new phone with the blackberry 10 system. it's long overdue makeover for the technology which obviouseled -- struggled since the introduction of the iphone and android on the market. >>> the path train service between new york and new jersey resumes on a normal schedule. many of the stations flooded forcing them to be shut down so crews could make necessary repairs. >>> and security is one of the top priorities for the superbowl this weekend. and today, secretary of homeland security is talking about what they are doing to keep fans, players and employees safe during the big game. >>> we are minutes away from 7:00 and it's jack and jackie harbaugh's turn to talk to the media. the proud parents of john and jim are neutral about the game showing no allegiance to either side. how can they? the big story out of media day tuesday, allegations that ray lewis used a banned subs
KOFY
Jan 30, 2013 11:30am PST
congresswoman gabrielle giffords is testifying about gun violence, today, on capitol hill she was a mass shooting victim herself the first to testify before the senate judiciary committee this morning in washington, dc. her speech is impaired as being shot in the head two years ago. she spoke slowly and made some plea. >> too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. >> the head of the national rifle association will testified >> law abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of december ranged criminals or do we believe that government should dick eight what we can lawfully own and use to protect our families. >> the senate judiciary committee hearing is the first on gun control since the massacre in newtown. >> investigators are testing bones in a decades old case of a missing child in san francisco. we broke that story yesterday. kevin collins disappeared in february of 1984 and last seen at a bus stop in the haight-ashbury. amy joins us from the home that was searched by cadaver dogs. >> people say it has been painful to relive the memories of
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
news, washington. >> it is unclear if gabriel giffords will attend today's hearing but connecticut center richard bloomenthal says there will indeed be a surprise guest. he's just not saying who that is going to be. >>> could there be a compromise coming on the controversial pit bull laws in maryland. montgomery county delegate luis simmons hopes to introduce a bill that will achieve that. last year pit bulls were ruled inherently dangerous. >>> a new display at washington crime museum takes a close look at dog fighting. the exhibit called dog fighting: the voiceless victims is sponsored by the uspca. it features items used by dog fighters. there's a skull of a pit bull that was removed from a grave site during a dog fight investigation. >>> stern words from president obama to congress regarding immigration reform. during a trip to his lass having high school, president obama praised the reform plan drawn up by a bipartisan group of eight senators. he says if the plan gets bogged down in congress, he will send lawmakers his own immigration bill. >> we need congress to act on a comp
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
wife is gabrielle giffords is scheduled to testify also today. >>> top republicans are voice concern over the immigration reform. the president laid out his plan yesterday in las vegas. it calls for bolstering border security and cracking down on employers hiring undocumented workers. they want to make a path to citizenship to others. they would have to pay back taxes and pass a background check among other requirements. >> these 11 million men and women are now here. many of them have been here for years. the overwhelming majority of these individuals aren't looking for any trouble. they're contributing members of the community. >> if this had endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can come up with the easiest, quickest and cheapest pathway to green card possible, this thing is not going to go well, folks. >> now, the president called a similar plan presented monday by a bipartisan group of senators encouraging. >>> this will be a bittersweet day for john kerry. he will give his farewell speech in the senate where he served for five terms. the senate confirmed kerry yesterday as
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
hearing was opened with an emotional plea by former representative gabrielle giffords. >> violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. >> giffords attended the hearing with husband astronaut mark kelly who also spoke. the former congresswoman has become a public advocate for gun control after being severely injured in a shooting at a campaign event more than two years ago in tucson, arizona. >> that was a powerful press conference. >> nra vice president wayne lapierre also spoke saying that because of their children safety program, fatal firearm accidents are at the lowest level in more than 100 years. he said the government should not dictate what people can lawfully own and use to protect our families. >>> meantime, happening right now, pro gun activists holding a rally in san francisco speaking out. the group claims anti-gun legislation won't have any effect on crime rates. today's rally a precursor to the national day of resistant that is a series of pro-gun rallies taking place on february 23rd. >>> san francisco police are invest
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm EST
and gabrielle giffords are gun owners and believe in the importance of guns and owning guns. what i find most frustrating of the testimony from mr. lapierre and others is, there is no solution they appear willing to accept, unless it is guaranteed to stop every single incident of gun violence, and, of course, that's just not going to ever happen. but his argument about background checks and that conversation with senator durbin, for example, criminals won't go through background checks, so, therefore, we can't get rid of the background check loophole. then why do we have background checks at all? is that what the nra is arguing for? it's just very frustrating, because this is a terrible phrase, there is no silver bullet when it comes to gun violence, but there are a bunch of reasonable, rational steps, and the first two i would point to are expanding background checks and dealing with the magazine questions so the 9-year-old girl might still be alive. >> and ruth and chris, the other argument that wayne lapierre made from the get go is that law-abiding citizens aren't the problem. a
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
questions today, so will retired astronaut mark kelly, gabrielle giffords' husband. >>> martin o'malley is expected to push three major pieces of legislation during the state of the state address this morning. a sweeping gun control bill, repealing the death penalty and a third attempt to put wind turbines off the coast of ocean city are likely topics. for the first time you'll be able to chime in. residents can submit questions on twitter using #mdsots. the address is at moon in annapolis. >>> boeing new about o problems on the batteries on the dream liners before they were grounded. nippon says before two battery fires on board the dreamliners, the airline replaced ten pat riss in its aircraft several months ago. the airline reported it to boeing but not to safety regulators. after the replacements were made, the airlines said some had to be replaced again. all 787s around the world are grounded pending an investigationment. >>> 6:07 now. we continue to follow a pair of breaking news stories. this is live at the beltway in prince george's county where an accident involving a fire truck i
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